By Susan L. Woods, Erika S. Sivarajan Froelicher, Sandra Underhill Motzer, Elizabeth J. Bridges
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For each ion, concentration differences across the sarcolemma are determined by the sarcolemma’s permeability to that ion and the balance of forces moving the ion from one to the other side of the membrane. Electrical and concentration differences are maintained by a number of active and passive processes. Typical concentration differences are outlined in Table 1-2. The sarcolemma is composed of phospholipid molecules. Each molecule consists of a charged hydrophilic (water-attracting) globular head and a noncharged hydrophobic (water-repelling) tail.
Major and minor refer to degree of predominance of an artery in perfusing a structure. RCA, right coronary artery; LAD, left anterior descending artery; L, left; LV, left ventricle; AV, atrioventricular. Data from James, T. N. (1961). Anatomy of the coronary arteries. New York: Paul B. Hoeber; James, T. N. (1978). Anatomy of the coronary arteries and veins. In J. W. , pp. 32–47). New York: McGraw-Hill. † Individual anatomic variation should be considered in analyzing patient data. For example, angiographic visualization of the left circumflex artery might show severe stenosis.
The arteries continue branching and eventually become arterioles, then capillaries. Partially because the blood supply originates more distally, the endocardium is more vulnerable to compromised blood supply than is the epicardial surface. There is much individual variation in the pattern of coronary artery branching. In general, the right coronary artery supplies the right atrium and ventricle. The left coronary artery supplies much of the left atrium and ventricle. The following discussion describes the most common arterial pattern.